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'Criminal' tribes of Punjab : a social-anthropological inquiry / editor, Birinder Pal Singh.

Contributor(s): Birinder Pal Singh.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Routledge, 2010Description: lix, 151 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780415551472 (hbk.) .Subject(s): Caste -- India -- Punjab -- History -- 19th century | Caste -- India -- Punjab | Criminals -- India -- Punjab -- History -- 19th century | Punjab (India) -- Foreign public opinion, British | India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947DDC classification: 306.0954552 CRI Online resources: Table of contents Summary: Focussing on seven tribes of the Punjab declared as 'criminal' by the British administration in India, this study highlights the problem of how the concepts of 'tribe' and 'criminal' are ill- and variously-defined, they constituting the most oppressed in an otherwise prosperous state.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Focussing on seven tribes of the Punjab declared as 'criminal' by the British administration in India, this study highlights the problem of how the concepts of 'tribe' and 'criminal' are ill- and variously-defined, they constituting the most oppressed in an otherwise prosperous state.

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